Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases near 6,000 as NCDC announces 338 new cases


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Sunday 17th of May 2020, said 338 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours. Till date, 5959 cases have been confirmed, 4,183 cases are active, 1594 cases have been discharged and 182 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 338 new cases are reported from 18 states- Lagos(177), Kano(64), FCT(21), Rivers(16), Plateau(14), Oyo(11), Katsina(9), Jigawa(4), Kaduna(4), Abia(3), Bauchi(3), Borno(3),Gombe(2), Akwa Ibom(2), Delta(2), Ondo(1), Kebbi(1), Sokoto(1)


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